Welcome to The Rivers School website which is full of information about the school’s philosophy, programs, and community. As you explore these pages, you will see and hear how our mission of “Excellence with Humanity” is lived on a daily basis and the impact this mission has on our students.

At Rivers we believe that the best way to educate young people is to challenge them with a rigorous program in a caring and supportive community in which each child is known, understood, and valued. We take pride in the fact that we are not a “one size fits all” school. Each of our students is unique. Our job is to help each of them find those unique attributes and develop them. We believe fervently that this approach will aid our students in living happy, productive lives.

“Excellence with Humanity” drives everything we do. From improvements in the advisor program to diversity initiatives, from an innovative curriculum to programs that enhance student leadership - The Rivers School prepares students for an ever-changing world.

So browse our website, read our latest news stories, watch some recent videos, and discover the exciting programs we have to offer.
Enjoy your exploration!

Thomas P. Olverson
Head of School
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